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How Much Can you Afford?

Why is it so important to know how much you can afford to spend on a home? Two reasons. First, you don’t want to buy a property and then find out, after you’ve moved in, that you can’t financially maintain it. That would mean having to resell it under stressful conditions. Second, you ...

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Consider the Possibilities

You’re shopping for a new home. You visit a property that looks great from the outside, but when you go inside to explore the rooms, you’re disappointed. The kitchen is cluttered and “feels” small. The living room seems too wide. The master bedroom doesn’t look comfortable at all. Should you strike ...

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How Much is Your Home Worth?

If you are like most homeowners, you have probably often wondered what your home is currently worth. You may want to know the value of your home just because you’re curious, or because you need to know the financial value of this important investment, or even because you’re thinking of making ...

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Is This a Good Time to Sell My House?

Is It a Good Time to Sell My House? By Michael Mahoney, Realtor 617-615-9435 Contact Last year, many homeowners thought twice about selling their houses due to the onset of the health crisis. This year, however, homeowners are beginning to regain their confidence when it comes to selling safely. The latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) by Fannie ...

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Buyers will Love your Storage Areas if…

Potential buyers come to view your home. They explore each room with interest. Then they open the closet door in the master bedroom. Will they be impressed with the space and imagine their clothes adorning the racks and shelves? That likely depends on how you use and manage that storage space. Of ...

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Greater Boston Sales Prices up 11+% In January 2021

The 876 homes sold in January 2021 was a record-high sales volume for the month and was a 13.5 percent increase from the 772 homes sold in January 2020. The median sales price also reached a record high for the month of  January at $674,950, which was a 11.6 percent ...

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Mortgage Rates Are Projected to Increase

The Reason Mortgage Rates Are Projected to Increase and What It Means for You We’re currently experiencing historically low mortgage rates. Over the last fifty years, the average on a Freddie Mac 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has been 7.76%. Today, that rate is 2.81%. Flocks of homebuyers have been taking advantage of these remarkably low ...

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Extreme Seller’s Market with Only 2 Months Supply Nationally

Extreme Seller's Market with Only 2 Months Supply Nationally [embed]https://youtu.be/OAKcSldUNp0[/embed] ...

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